The Dozen Daily Trivia answers explained 10/19/23: Ex Coaches and Country Music

The weekend is almost upon us, and your The Dozen Daily Trivia quiz for this Thursday, October 19, 2023 was a pretty tame outing. And the whole week has been generous up to this point, really.

How did you do, Frank?: Only missed one, which means a lot of perfects will be had.., if they listen to country music.

Let’s go.

Subject: NFL

Mark Brunell was the starting QB of what current-day AFC South team that went to the AFC Championship in both the 1996 and 1999 seasons?

Answer: The Jacksonville Jaguars

Explanation: People don’t remember how special those Jaguars teams were. That AFC run was in their first couple of seasons in the league.

Subject: NBA

Already with an NBA Championship on his resume, Frank Vogel is the new Head Coach for what Western Conference team?

Answer: Phoenix Suns

Explanation: Vogel won that championship in the Orlando bubble with the Lakers, after he was fired from the Magic just a couple of seasons beforehand.


Subject: MLB

A career 6x All-Star, what Cubs outfielder was trying to catch a foul ball in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS during the infamous Steve Bartman incident?

Answer: Moises Alou

Explanation: While we can all look back and laugh now, we’ll never forget how Alou reacted after Bartman caught that ball. Sports horror.

Subject: History

What Italian artist is credited with painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

Answer: Michaelangelo

Explanation: I did NOT recite the names of the Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles to get this answer. That would be just unprofessional… wouldn’t it?

Subject: Celebrity Mashup

Answer: Olivia Wilde

Explantion: Wilde is so beautiful, she’s hard to miss. But even though he’s one of the most successful country music star working, not a lot of you know Luke Combs. He’s pretty good.

Subject: Candy

Coming in a red wrapper, this chocolate bar is sweetened coconut coated in chocolate like an Almond Joy, except it contains no nuts and uses dark chocolate.

Answer: Mounds

Explanation: Do you actually know anyone who eats Mounds? I don’t.


Subject: Television

What actor won three consecutive Emmys from 2006-2008 for their supporting role as Ari Gold in Entourage?

Answer: Jeremy Piven

Explanation: While they’d never be able to make that show the right way today, Ari Gold is one of the best TV characters of all time.

Subject: Movies

David Spade plays a mullet wig-wearing white trash janitor who tells the story of his search for his long-lost parents on a radio show in this 2001 comedy.

Answer: Joe Dirt

Explanation: “Alright, alright, I’m puttin on the lotion.”

Subject: Music

What 1975 Fleetwood Mac song opens with these lyrics: “I took my love, took it down. I climbed a mountain and I turned around, and I saw my reflection in the snow-covered hills…”?

Answer: Landslide.

Explanation: If Fleetwood Mac is before your time (and it probably is) remember the song with the baby Clydesdales in that beer commercial.

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